After Tom Cruise, Margot Robbie’s Multiyear Deal With Warner Bros. Proves David Zaslav Has a Method Behind the Madness

David Zaslav might have a bigger and darker play at Warner Bros. Discovery!

After Tom Cruise, Margot Robbie’s Multiyear Deal With Warner Bros. Proves David Zaslav Has a Method Behind the Madness

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  • Warner Bros. Discovery was on the verge of collapse almost one and a half year ago when David Zaslav decided to take the lead.
  • Zaslav is infamous for canceling almost-finished movies and calling them tax write-offs, leading to the creation of a dark theory.
  • The theory states that Zaslav trims the fat with the cancelation of these movies while hiring big names like Margot Robbie for his studio!
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David Zaslav is the current CEO and president of Warner Bros. Discovery and found quite a name for himself for his controversial decisions. With the cancelation of several movies that were being made at Warner Bros. studio, to creating deals with multi-millionaire stars, people seem to have figured Zaslav out.

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It isn’t old news that the company recently found itself on the brink of financial collapse but Zaslav pulled through. Well, a recent report by notable insider Jeff Sneider talks about a deal between Margot Robbie and Warner Bros. Discovery, and therein may lie the answer.

David Zaslav at the Dealbook Summit (via The NY Times)
David Zaslav at the Dealbook Summit (via The NY Times)

Margot Robbie Allegedly Tied A Deal With Warner Bros. Discovery!

As per a report by notable insider Jeff Sneider on The InSneider, Barbie star Margot Robbie has signed a multiyear deal with Warner Bros. Discovery in a recent contract. This marks the inclusion of Margot Robbie to an already heavy list of A-listers such as Tom Cruise, Paul Thomas Anderson, and, Ryan Coogler.

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Margot Robbie in and as Barbie
Margot Robbie in and as Barbie

Tom Cruise has also signed a recent contract with Discovery wherein the contract isn’t exclusive but David Zaslav hopes that the star will draw enough attraction from the world to keep the company afloat. What’s harrowing to know is that the company underwent a financial crisis only a year and a half ago and David Zaslav was responsible for saving the company.

Well, a darker theory about Zaslav reveals that there’s a particular machination behind the workings at Warner Bros. Discovery. This theory states that Zaslav had a very particular reason for tying a deal with Margot Robbie even though the studio almost suffered bankruptcy one and a half years back!

David Zaslav Might Have A Reason For His Deals!

Ryan Gosling at Warner Bros. water tower | Greg Williams for Variety
Ryan Gosling at Warner Bros. water tower | Greg Williams for Variety

It is no secret that Warner Bros. Discovery was essentially on the verge of collapse. During that time, it was none other than David Zaslav who pulled through for the company. Now, it seems that the machinations behind the CEO’s deals might finally be clear.

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A rumor states that Zaslav is canceling movies like Batgirl, and Scoob! to save money by labeling them as tax write-offs. On the other hand, the CEO is signing deals with multi-millionaire superstars to bring attention and strength to his company. The most recent proof of this rumor is that Warner Bros. Discovery recently canceled the production of Coyote vs. Acme and days after the announcement, the Margot Robbie deal was confirmed by various outlets!

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Written by Visarg Acharya

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Visarg Acharya, Associate Content Writer, has been heavily involved in movies, series, and history. Having an experience of 2 years in the field of content writing, Visarg is a seasoned writer. Having a degree in Physics, Visarg Acharya has published a dissertation alongside a plethora of poems and short stories along the way.